Flood Reporting Portal

Flood Reporting Portal

RECORDED: 25th January 2018

Sharing flood risk information as part of creating resilient communities using HydroNET

An innovative, cloud based software as a service platform solution providing the Greater Shepparton City Council with a property specific flood report generation portal. It securely connects to official flood information data directly at source in real time to provide the public access to view flood maps and download official property specific flood information reports on the fly.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Flood Information Sharing
    Provides the public with secure and easy access to property flood risk information and reports.
  • Linked Data
    Implements the ‘Digital Delta’ approach by securely linking to the official data sources in real time.
  • Timely and Consistent Reporting
    Reports automatically processed on the fly at time of request, ensuring provision of the latest data directly from the official sources.
  • Time savings
    Significantly reduced time and cost burden on the Council and CMA staff.
  • Customised Solutions
    Location and organisation specific solutions.

The fit-for-purpose sharing of flood risk information with communities is paramount to improving flood resilience. It is recognised that at-risk individuals and communities have a major role to play in managing their flood risk. The sharing of flood risk information is thus an important pathway to create better flood resilient communities

This webinar will presents the innovative and pioneering cloud based flood report generation portal developed for Greater Shepparton City Council and the Goulburn Broken CMA that securely connects to official flood information data directly at source in real time – known as the ‘Digital Delta’ method. With this approach, the public can view flood maps and download official property specific flood information reports on the fly.

The portal significantly reduces the time and cost burden on the Council and CMA staff while simultaneously improving the accessibility to the public. It can be quickly, easily and cheaply expanded to other organisations.

This FREE webinar will provide an implementation overview of the HydroNET platform and how it can be used for real-time water resource operation, management and planning.

Presenter:
  • Brian Jackson, Water Technology
    Brian is a professional civil engineer, water resources manager, modeller and hydrologist with 20 years of experience in implementing integrated water resources management in South Africa. He has been at the forefront of implementing the new, and internationally respected, water act of South Africa since its promulgation in 1998 through his employment at both the national Department of Water Affairs and the first Catchment Management Agency established in South Africa. This entails the protection, use, development, conservation, management and control of water resources. Brian joined Water Technology in January 2017 as the lead for HydroNET in Australia and New Zealand.

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